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, technology tv and the policy issues that accompany them. >> host: so, gary shapiro give us a snapshot of ces international 2013. >> guest: this event has been phenomenal. we've had more companies and more spaces, more innovation and more excitement than ever i can recall. you know in these tough economic times it's nice of to have some positive news, and there's a lot out there from all sorts of companies. the big ones like intel and qualcomm and samsung, and the smallest one. we have this area of the show for start-ups with 150 companies with ideas and some people are coming back from there and saying these are really breakthrough technologies, these are great. but it's just the american way you know? you have this ability of anyone to come up with an idea and expose it, and that's why we run this event. it's for anyone. it's not just for -- the big companies actually respect that we have the small companies here, and that's how we run this organization. >> host: where do you see growth in consumer electronics in the next couple of years? >> guest: ing there's growth in several categories.
people are coming back and saying this is a really breakthrough technology and these are great but it's just the american way. you have the ability of anyone to come up with an idea and expose it. that is why we have this event. the big companies respect that we have the small companies there and that is how we run this organization. >> host: where do you see growth in consumer electronics in the next couple of years? >> guest: there are growth in several categories. sometimes categories go through a lull and the rise. we had the video area that went through a lull but it's getting back with connected to be in very thin tv so that's exciting. other areas of standing wireless. the fcc changed -- chairman made a huge announcement. that's only for wifi but all sorts of products that you can envision and the first-grade product they came from unlicensed spectrum garage door opener and accord cordless phone and baby monitor. these were things no one anticipated. it's getting pretty crowded here especially at airports and it's tough to see your wifi so that's great. biometric sensing clearl
. >> coming up tonight on c-span2, the community indicators features a discussion on technology and innovation. the los angeles mayor, antonio villaraigosa talks about his push for comprehensive immigration reform, and later, arizona governor jan brewer delivers her state of the state address. >> there's a new ebook on the market called how the technology can fix the budget and establish obama's legacy. the co-authors are both fcc officials. reed hundt in the clinton administration, and blair levin spent time there as the national broadband plan. gentlemen, thanks for being here. mr. hundt. your book's subtitle. how can technology fix the budget and help us over the so-called fiscal cliff. >> guest: that is the subtitle and it's a bit of a mouthful. the fundamental idea here is if you spend time in silicon valley, spend time in detroit where the automobile industry is being rebuilt. you spend time outside the beltway you see that america has the potential to generate abundance for its own citizens and for the world. you spend time only inside the beltway it looks like a zero sum game, looks li
we would hear opinions that is broken down. not the least of which is the technological revolution over the last 20 years. >> host: have lost gate keepers of news? >> guest: that is a central theme that that we call as the honored that term is simple fact the way that information could become public information is that you could argue you don't need dates so what becomes newsworthy and what goes by role is very different from just prior to this area but we cannot just compare what we have now to what preceded the 50 years of broadcast news. hysteric -- historically we have five media regimes in which the relationship between the media citizens so if you want to assess what is good or bad you need to look not just out of the lobster gained which is the era of realism but banda a late 18th-century that that issue in front of us what is good about it and had to maintain or limit what is bad. >> host: go to do the title "after broadcast news" would have lost as opposed to abc, cbs, nbc era? >> guest: we lost the significant thing. but when we lived in the era of the '50s and '60s throu
than it did for many years, and it shows that has been technological innovation. we live in a new era. i used to always in my remarks by saying will everybody please turn off their cell phones. i would ask you to turn them on to silence, you can keep them on, on the condition that you use them only to tweet, out of this conference. and for those of you who are able to do that, i'm not yet one of them, the hash tag is #usinnovation. so glenn, you know all that so come on up here and talk to these folks. >> i'm sure and acts of widespread civil disagree with you will do with your technology what you choose. and as someone in the technology business, please go ahead because i like to make money while i'm talking. i'd like to thank you, stroke, for having me here today, welcoming all of us to the brookings for the welcome to all of you. we've got a stellar group of panel organized today with fantastic panels. i will get to my remarks are equipped because i know you come to hear them, not me. i did want to reflect our first growth through innovation panel was over three years ago. a time w
with your technology what you choose to know someone in the technology business, please go ahead because that could make money when talking. thank you strobe for having me here today, welcoming us to the brookings innovation. this guide a stellar panel, sockets are my remarks quickly because i know you can't do your job, not me. i did watch reflect our first panel was over three years ago. at a time where in the depths of the great recession, the unemployment rate is 10%. the last 8.5 million jobs. pausing to remember that. a lot of face had a moment of great national crisis. brookings i think thunderstorms great leadership choose to the two is the future. how do you grapple with today's problems in order to create a brighter future? one of the things they did a search or heard of witness today, the growth renovation program. we have policies to unleash private sectors. we weren't under illusions that government creates jobs are innovation, they can create conditions under which those can be fostered. and because we beat the need for growth on the heels of the great recession is a vital
's a culture of a desire for certainty in a world that is increasingly global, technological, physically connected, and ambiguous in the way that -- we want to know, we just want to know something, right? >> i will say one more thing without getting too much into a rant. there was some big changes that went on at nih over the course of the bush, the second bush administration, that i think in the end created some of this problem. nih is an organization, please were scientists and biologists go get funding. the wait is typically done was about 25,000 proposals a year would come in, and it was a huge marketplace of ideas. 25,000 people would write their best ideas down, then they would be renewed by panels of a scientist who would place them in some priority order and find something like 15-20% of it, something like that. the bush administration didn't cut the funding any particular way but they changed the way it operated. they came up with this thing called a road map. that was a disaster. this roadmap was how will we make scientist serve a purpose, not just idle curiosity driven stuff l
of begin restaurants throughout united states to use this technology to build this transnational community. and to bring that to a wider audience. >> host: it will be several months before is published? >> guest: it will come up the end of 2013. >> host: talking to professor john jackson, jr.. here is the book "racial paranoia" the unintended consequences of political correctness" this is booktv on c-span2. >> host: booktv on c-span2 on location at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia. at the annenberg school of communication currently joining us is the theme michael x. delli carpini what is the annenberg school of communication? >> we do research for the public consumption and a ph.d. training and graduate training that media and communication influence social practice and health and cultural practice. >> we're here to talk about your book "after broadcast news" media regimes, democracy, and the new information environment" but it seems that we have been to be -- debating the broadcast news scenario. to put it into historical context the basic argument is over the last 20 years
driven by a variety of things, not the least of which is the technological revolution with we have undergone. >> host: professor, have we lost important gatekeepers of news in your view? >> guest: i think that is one of the central themes of the book, which is that we now live in a world that we call somewhat nerdly multiaxiality. what we mean by that term, the ways in which information can become public information and paid attention to by a lot of people is much more fluid, there are many more gates than there used to be. i argue you don't need gates because the walls have come down. so where we get information from, what becomes newsworthy or important, what goes viral is very different from what used to be the case. in the period just prior to this era. the other point we're trying to make is that we can't just compare what we have now to what preceded the 50 years of broadcast news. if you look more historically we have actually had four or five different media regimes, as we call them in which the relationship between the media, citizens and political elites, have been differ
the advanced imaging technology here in the u.s., body scanners as they're referred to sometimes. because those enable us to pick up nonmetallic as well as metallic items. let's have those as a deterrent to force the terrorists to come up with new and innovative ideas. forchew fatally, that attack did not occur because, simply, there were some technical issues with the device as the young man flew from amsterdam to detroit. fast forward two years to or two years ago, october 2010, where you may recall there were two packages sent from yemen to chicago as the ultimate destination. fortunately, because of some outstanding international cooperation, intelligence work by a foreign security or service, we were given the tracking numbers or for those two devices, or for those two packages. one was on fedex, one was on ups, and both of them had computer printers that had toner cartridges in them that were actually bombs. we got the tracking numbers, we provided those to foreign security officials in the united kingdom. they went and found those packages, opened them up and both said, no, no device her
the media technology to build this transnational spiritual community, and it's a fascinating story that few people know about. so it would be fun to bring that to hopefully a wide audience. >> host: you're finishing it but self months before at it published. >> guest: not until the end of 2013. >> host: we have been talking with university of pennsylvania professor dr. john l. jackson, jr., here's the book. racial pair nowa, the unintended consequences of political correctness, this is book tv on c-span2. >> now from the university of pennsylvania. we discuss the new media regime replacing professional journalism. this interview is part of book tv's college series. >> book tv on c-span2 is on location at the university of pennsylvania in philadelphia. we are in the annenberg school of communication currently, and joining us is the dean of the an an annenberg school. what is the annenberg school of communication? >> guest: we're a free-standing school and we do research, both research for the public con expulsion for scholarly works and ph.d training and undergraduate training on the way in
ideas around the world and that leads to growth around the world. for example, the technology that we have invented is an expanding around the world, and that is leading to jobs overseas because the plants have to be near the consumers trying to serve. we can't export to the disposable diaper from pennsylvania to china and make money on it so we have 150 factories around the world. but nevertheless, that the business that we do internationally results in jobs in the united states. 20% of our jobs in the united states rely on an international business. 40% in the state of ohio our home state relies on international business. so that international business and being globally competitive is incredibly important to their growth of our company and to the growth of the economy and the allied states. we have the world's best company in the united states but right now we are putting them at a disadvantage with our tax policy, with our fiscal policy and with many of the things i've already talked about. >> thank you. >> i agree with you strongly that we have to do a tax reform and we can't hav
akin. [laughter] a member of the house committee on science, space and technology. it's true. he's the kind of science committee. then there was the theory that romney was a very good candidate , didn't say things people understood, didn't connect with people very well and was somewhat awkward. for instance, when he went to michigan, his home state for that primary and said the trees for the raid had been michigan. the actual quote was i love this state. it seems right here. the trees at the right height. away from here i find no trees to please. no trees at such a perfect height as these. for me i cannot ever be at ease to grow one's knees. or two tall trees that splinter group wisconsin sure has bragging rights on cheese and colorado is where they take your skis. connecticut of course has lyme disease. [laughter] and none of these semi-prepared to say is currently here with the perfect perfect height of trees. [applause] and according to that theory, romney just was in a very good candidate. they should have nominated somebody else. and there is also a theory they were demograp
. our center for technology innovation this morning put out a paper entitled "smart policy: building an innovation-based economy." we propose a number of different ways in which we could use technology to improve education, health care and government performance. so if you didn't get a copy when you came in, there are copies out in the hallway outside the auditorium. in this particular session, we're going to discuss how our political leaderrers can better -- leaders can better address the problems that we face. in particular we're going to look at ways that we can get congress, the white house and federal agencies to perform at a higher level. what are the new ideas to change the manner in which government functions? are there responsibilities that can be foreverred to other levels of -- transferred to other levels of government, the private sector or nongovernmental organizations? to help us understand the benefits and barriers to government performance, we have brought together an outstanding set of speakers. to my immediate right is phil knight who's the chairman and cofounder of
. but that measure co2 per square mile in 2001, scott bernstein at neighbor for technology in chicago said would have been in measuring co2 per mile and the measures co2 per person. we can choose to live in places where we pollute more or less. if you per household, bad endocrine just flip, absolutely change places. by far the healthiest place to commence in within the city. and have nice furniture to fossil fuels of people in dallas, for example. to use it to the electricity. they are heating and cooling neighbors. apartments are attaching, but more importantly is the less driving their doing. transportation is the greatest single contributor to most civilians greenhouse gas. and our daily lives the biggest rooster can make i built the house in washington d.c. and the strictly in the shows on sustainability. because solar panels, hot water heater, super insulation, bamboo flooring. bible with earnings does this supposedly about her name and may contributes less co2 to the environment than if it were left to decompose naturally. but of course i have the energy lightbulbs. to change an entire house to
we have the technology in the u.s., by the scanners because those enable us to pick up nonmetallic items. the whole notion is let's have those as a deterrent to force the terrorists who try to come up with new innovative ideas. fortunately, the attack did not occur because simply various technical issues. the young man flew from amsterdam to detroit in the instructions were to blow up a plane. fast forward to two years ago october 2010 were you may recall two packages send to chicago as the ultimate destination. fortunately because of outstanding international cooperation by a foreign security service, we are getting tracking numbers for those two devices for this two packages. one was fedex, when ups and both had printers that had toner cartridges that were actually bombs. but that tracking numbers, provided those two officials in the united kingdom. they went about packages and said there's no device here. one instance, thick indication they found it on the third. it took them three times to find it. so what we are seeing is a master bomb maker and yemen who is treating others. a
the technology industry has a lot of clout he wal-mart and monsanto are really pumping up in some ways. one of the ways was genetically engineered seed corn. you may remember this from last summer. and a lot of other supergroups because they say they want to be sustainable, cannot buy this sweetcorn. when wal-mart buy something, it creates a market. and monsanto plans to have 40% of the market be the genetically engineered variety. and of course, it will not be labeled. and then we really need to look at the food system and the lobbying records that wal-mart has. the model is basically putting pressure on suppliers to cut costs and i go into great detail in "foodopoly" to go into this. we don't have a lot of time to go through this, but one of the things that wal-mart has done effectively is by most of its products, whether it's food for consumer goods and a high percentage of products come from the developing world, especially china. and these grain traders were the biggest proponents of globalizing food system. they find it advantageous to process and grow food that is either where the la
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technologically and remains so until rusher retired at the end of "national review" at the end of 1988. his successor said when he came in afterwards, it was still operating in the 1950s, that is in '88-'89, still operating in the 1950s with carbon paper and secretaries who were treated as secretaries. i guess that's a polite term for sexist, and it's not an important point. the more important be point is, you know, carbon paper. [laughter] rusher would not have been keen on social media himself were he still alive and active today, but he would have appreciated it. to get back to the point, it's an important one, this was an era when people communicated on paper. and they communicated at length on paper. that was a tremendous resource for my research at the library of congress where rusher's papers are. there's been sufficient evidence, excuse me, sufficient interest in the rusher papers among scholars who are interested in the development of the conservative movement who i think more often than not are liberals. in the rusher papers that they were moved from the satellite location out in
technologically and remains so wendell rusher reviewed at the end of 1998 and his successor publisher said he came in right afterwards and was still operating in the 1950's and '88 and '89 and the 1850's with carbon paper and secretaries who were counted as secretaries. the more important point is carbon paper. it wouldn't have been keen which he still alive and active today but he would have appreciated it it's an important one this is the era people communicated on paper. they communicated that flank on paper. it was a tremendous resource for my research of the library of congress where rusher's papers are. there is insufficient evidence come sufficient interest in the rusher papers among scholars who were interested in the development of the conservative movement, who i think more often than not are liberals. in the rusher papers that they removed several years from the satellite location in suburban maryland to the actual james madison building on the riverside of the hell that is how much interest there has been in the russian papers. if you haven't - dili book about him and as far as i know
for the intense partnership and division that we see. technology, money, in politics, transportation, availability all of that adds to it. my first job after graduate school was on a senate staff, and presidential campaign that came out of it. in 1967, '68 and the first thing the senator kennedy said to me and the first day i started in may of 1967 and junior member of the legislative staff -- he was going to set up a series of meetings with some people with whom he disagreed about a lot of subjects. but loved the process. for the first couple of weeks i got to spend timen on the democratic side with senator long and russell. and on the republican side with senator dirkson. i think i come from that kind of experience doesn't happen very much anymore. it's one indication of the change. somehow we need more people and more thoughtful formings where those kinds of issues that effect our political process are discussed as well as substantiative issues. >> at the back. we'll have to wind it up. my name is paul. i'm a communications and marketing consult assistant. and the name of this panel is deficit
. climate change, technological race, poverty, government, a silent install moving picture might disasters suffering a lot here in the united states mike future water shortages. you cannot just say risk with urbanization and it's also economic growth, modernization, opportunity and also especially the most economically efficient way of managing climate risk because you so many one place they might become feasibly financially from a different date. but all these factors of course transferase. internationally, if we take a quick look at the disaster trends, you will at for the disasters, you will see that type of disasters happen more and more everywhere. people ask themselves, what's the reason for this? when you work on disasters, you tend to let us ponder the reasons and you have to address it, but she was sad to see if it's a persistent trend, which it has been for 40 years now and what they say we do in societies that actually do not make us more capable to anticipate and mitigate the impact of these disasters. six or seven years ago i met a group of meteorological climate specialists i
years. we can build on it by smartly deploy our technology, personnel and programs along the border. i must say parenthetically, a lot of the people that come to this nation don't necessarily come through the border. 40, 50% of them just a longer than they intended to. we need to thoughtfully designed temporary worker programs that would allow employees to use immigrant labor when the u.s. workers are not available. more to say about that in the q&a. overly restricted visa policies are depriving america of both the high and low skilled workers that we need. we need a visa system type to market demand. and it must go beyond highest skilled, seasonal and agricultural workers. and include other areas where employers face demonstrated labor shortages. home health care aides and nursing home workers are prime examples. the cap should go up when the economy is strong, and be adjusted down when the economy is not. as i mentioned, we need to expand the number of green cards to foreign nationals who graduate from our colleges and universities with advanced degrees. even with high unemployment w
set off alarm. so that is the reason we have the technology here in the u.s., because those unable us to pick up with the whole notion being that's have those as a deterrent to force the terrace to try to come up with a new innovative ideas. fortunately that attack did not occur because simply technical issues with the device. best for two years to mature years ago on october 10th, you may recall there were two packages that were said to from human to chicago. given the track numbers for those devices are those two packages. both of them had printers, computer printers that had tottered cartridges in them that were actually bonds. we get the tracking numbers to provide those for security officials in the united kingdom. they went and found the packages, open the. there is no device here. this is really getting -- go back. the second instance, the second occasion, they found it. on the other instance it took them three times to find it. what we're seeing is that there is a master bomb maker in yemen who is training others with bomb making, not only those two devices on talking about, t
, but america cannot resist this transition. we must lead it. we cannot cede to other nations the technology that will power new jobs and new industries. we must claim its promise and that's how we will maintain our economic vitality and our national treasure." that's a direct quote that came out of the president's speech. and it really is a lot of little subliminal things in there that people didn't pick up on but i did. and one is, and they talked we misshowed the leadership. well, that's because all the things they tried to do to damage the economy, to destroy the economy in terms of the -- the cap and trade agenda and all that, are things that other countries are just waiting for us to do. it's no not that we're going to provide the leadership, china instead is sitting back hoping that that will happen in this country so thembg have all the jobs that are chased away from our manufacturing base. there are a knew sentences the president dedicated to global warming and the rest of the speech to be labeled as the liberal laundry list and i think everyone was expecting that. i wasn't surprise
, what's happened? why is it so much worse? you know, we are technologically come we're doing better, smarter, faster. why? a lot of a lot of times it's a simple answer. fewer people, fewer resources. not a lot of slack in the system. not a lot of excess capacity. that doesn't make you money so it's been cut out. you are more vulnerable now but if that's the model we are in, then how do we as a society build resiliency into that? is it government? is a subsidies? how do you do that? so those are my asks. thank you. [applause] >> did i mention he is an amazing speaker, to? while i'm about to ask some questions here, icq members of our first plenary art in their seats to it the other members of plenary one can come and take their seats year, then we will be ready to go for plenary one. this whole idea of resiliency and sustainability was something that we actually had a special preconference meeting about four the united states if i met a protection agency yesterday, symposium on revealing -- sustainability delving into the core complex, that we often think of sustainable communities a
yourself on tape? >> guest: we had none of the technology that we have today. i mean, the gulf war was amazing to watch for its instantaneous transmission. we filmed the piece. we used film -- 16mm color film -- operating against terrible weather conditions. this is in addition to trying to stay alive. really the elements got you every time. we shipped film that made air usually anywhere between 36 and 48 hours after we shipped it. there was a satellite that eventually operated out of hong kong -- first out of tokyo and then later out of hong kong. but they were extremely expensive in those days, so they just weren't used that much. so a lot of the things that i saw down at vanderbilt which i'd never seen before were pieces that -- we had no equipment, i might add, in saigon to look at these things. besides, there was no reason to and there was no time for that. so off it went to the united states into the blue, and i'm sure there are pieces that i never saw that we sent that i've still never seen. c-span: page 104: "someone once said that if we had daily satellites then as we do n
, which are connected to the complexity of society by rapid technological change because rulemaking, as eleanor ahlstrom has demonstrated in her work as an effort to stabilize expectation about the future and the way out was to think about governance because governments is about the things that government does that helps people stabilize their expectations about the future and manage the risk that coming and uncertain time. avoidance of this concept called the government. the government does this, the government does that. society without god. the government becomes the idol. so whatever suit just for the conservatives who really want to restore this notion of the original principles of limited government has to focus on teaching the science association, took those mother son and in teaching the science rulemaking that allows governors i would welcome any thoughts or comments the panel had on that and i think professor berkowitz for raising that issue. >> of course i agree with the last part of your remarks, which is we should do what is in our power to encourage burkes little plato
and talked and one irony of polling right now is unlike a lot of the other technological advances, it's getting harder to conduct a sample that actually reflects the general population, and the reason is, it's cheaper than ever before to gather a lot of data. but think about how you do it? you do it with a phone sample. if you good polling operation you would use a random set of area codes. that's how your figure out geographical. now every one of my students has a cell phone and they give you the phone number and it's 213, and it's 405, and they live in handover, new hampshire so you lost track of who actually lives there you have rich people with call waiting who aren't going to answer calls from strangers. you have lonely people who will. right? and you've now got a lot of young people without land lines at all or they may have two cell phones or a land line and a cell phone. so now we have to move away from the assumption that one land line per house hold. so he talk about how they're actually going back some cases to the methodology they started with, which is in person, going ba
property against technology, and given that we're on the preferences of that funny divide where the tech sector is usually intellectual property in a way that doesn't compensate the people who make it. there are many other conversations to have about this at a later date. we are watching a lot of transition here. there are opportunities for all kinds of governmental and nongovernmental partnerships to come and, you had asked about other countries. france, and most of european union support netbook agreements. britain let go a long time ago and heard the publishing industry. prices set and firm. every bookstore maintains the same price. it allows -- >> are you part of the? >> not at all. i to think it hurts independent booksellers and business throughout your. i think it cuts publishers throughout europe and is provided riders -- >> one of the things that is maddening at the moment, and it partly brings out the web goes is a we should just -- everything should be free. >> this is the divide we're looking at right now. >> microsoft and people wanted to get rid of copyright. how can you hav
for a graduate certificate in science and technology. second question from the audience, does the debt ceiling of a practical purpose? could it be eliminated without much consequence? >> does what have? >> the debt ceiling. >> it does not really have. it has symbolic value i guess, but no other country, i believe, maybe one or two other, but no other countries in the world have this particular institution . to so everyone understands what is, the congress appropriates $100, tells the government to spend $100 on whenever and then it raises $80 in revenue through its tax code. now, the arithmetic here sort of says, you have to borrow $20. shephard -- the congress has to give a third rule. if the congress is approving spending and taxing and those two things are not equal then this kind of logically, there must be something to make up the difference which is borrowing. i am not sink's deficits and debts are a good thing, but the way to address this is by having a sensible plan for spending and a sensible plan for revenue. and make decisions about how big government should be or how small it shoul
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citizens to formulate these from law enforcement leaders to firearms owners and enthusiasts, technology and then safety advocates, from retailers to mental health professionals and members of the clergy to gun violence and members of the entertainment industry. the conversations we had a frank, wide ranging and inclusive and the consensus that emerged was president obama said, quote, if there is even one thing we can do to reduce this violence, if there's even one life that can be saved then we have an obligation to try. this obligation is what drove the administration to propose a range of limit -- legislative remedies with 23 executive actions to end mass shootings and prevent the violence. on wednesday president obama signed directives putting a number of these proposals into action. these will require legislation that will be introduced in congress and which we hope will receive timely consideration. at every level of the administration particularly within the department of justice my colleagues and i will do everything in our power to maximize enforcement efforts and implement new
. climate change, technological risk, property, government, silence and very slow moving but dramatic disasters. suffering a lot here in the united states like drought and future current future or the shortages. very often urbanization is talked about as a risk. i think you cannot just say risk. urbanization is also economic growth. it's opportunity, it's education, and it's also a many climate especially say it's the most economically efficient way of managing climate risk. you have so many people in one place, it might become feasibly financially from a different perspective. but in themselves all of the factors drive risk very rapidly. internationally if we take a quick look at the disaster trends and you if you follow disaster you will see that frequency and type of disasters have been more and more everywhere. and people ask themselves what is the reason for this? when you work in disasters, you tend less ponder the reason, and you have to address it. but you also have to say if it's a trend, which has been for forty years now. and what is it that we do in societies that actually
and technology, jessica three-legged stool. if one is too short, the stool falls over. if one is to launch, the stool falls over. they must be in balance to hold the weight of what we're trying to accomplish. to do this, one person at nice continue supporting resources in order to sustain the tracing of all guns and their processing. thank you. [applause] >> thank you, pete. i'm going to take this time out to open it up for some questions or comments. for anyone on the panel this afternoon so fire. we have folks again in the aisles of microphones. >> first of all, thanks to the organizers and participants had been so fabulous this morning. my question is a wonder anyone has the financial effects of these various regulations on gun dealers because that's the claim i often hear. i asked because of a public health professional, couldn't care to gun dealers make less money, but as a citizen interested in starting some local discussion several new hampshire and letter to the editor campaigns, i know that is something we would hear and i don't know if that claim is doing now, but if you likely h
in a now-forgotten technology. the professor enters the room, positions herself at the head of the table and asks the student on the right to pass the papers around. only half a page of type, 165 words. but the 165 words on those pages contain the magic beans that will grow at physicists which will shay call a toy universe. those 165 words are nearly incomprehensible, but they contain a set of five simple rules you've never heard of before, piano's axioms. and every week for the next nine months you will be told to dedrive a new corollary from those -- derive a new corollary from those axioms. it isn't easy. in fact, it is barely doable. despite your brain power, only one in ten of you will be able to handle the task, and those who are able to tackle the homeworker assignment will monopolize the attention of the girls in the class, girls desperate for help with their homeworker. but what comes spilling from piano's axioms is amazing; addition, subtraction, square roots and rational numbers. the entire mathematical system that it took you eight years of grammar school and more than eight
international 2013, the technology show. we will be back next week with more programming from this con convention. >> david maraniss began researching and writing his tenth book "barack obama: the story" in 2009. he traveled around the world in the his research including trips to to kenya, indonesia, hawaii, kansas and chicago. booktv documented the kenya trip with the author. next, david maraniss sits down with booktv to discuss his book. we show you extensive video from his trips throughout the program. this portion of the program is about an hour and a half. >> author david maraniss has been researching and writing his tenth book, "barack obama: the story." for this project "the washington post" associate editor and pulitzer prize winner traveled across the world to kansas, indonesia, kenya, hawaii, new york and chicago. david maraniss spoke with relatives of president obama in kenya and discovered the president's african ancestral history. he toured the houses where young barack obama lived in indonesia and found the kansas family homes and sites where his mother's family began. an
, technology, engineering, mathematics education programs. 209 of those. surface transportation, 100 plus. picture quality, 82 programs. economic development 88. transportation assistance, 80 financial literacy among 56 different programs, job training forty-seven different job training programs. homelessness and the prevention, assistance, plenty programs. food for the hundred and 18. disaster response prepared this cannot be met, 17 different programs. >> well, it is not just a land is that we have that many programs. what is also outlandish as we don't know if they're working because when they are passed there is nothing that says you have to have a metric to see if it is accomplishing the goal. in the base defect of the congress since i have been here has been the total lack of oversight of most of the programs. >> you recount in the book a story about taking an amendment to the senate floor to get rid of some of these duplication programs, duplicative programs. what happened? why did it pass? >> we had one for $2 million pass but all the rest of failed. >> why? >> because all of thes
drive at highway speeds the whole length of the pike and let technology collect your toll? imagine that the interchanges on 128 were you didn't have to add 45 minutes to the rush shower commute to get through the bottle neck. our citizens do not want less transportation. they want more. they do not want us to spend more on the same old thing. or just move money around from one idea to the next. they want us to invest in a disciplined and strategic way in the things that improve, quality of their lives and grow their opportunities. this past monday, the department of transportation showed us how. what we need to properly operate the system we have, and to add those few additional prompts that unlock growth and opportunity in long neglected part of the country. ask education the transportation plan shows specific needs we all knew were -- and just as in education meeting those needs demands new revenue. now there is no good time to raise taxes. this is the point i knew this speech where silence would fall over. [laughter] i know just as clearly as possible how tough the times have be
and let technology collector tools. imagine the interchanges on 128 and cantin were smoothed out so you didn't have to add 45 minutes here rush-hour commute. our citizens do not want less transportation. they want more. they do not want us to spend more on the theme of being or just move money around from one idea to the next. they want us to invest in a disciplined and strategic way to do things that in proof quality of their life and further opportunities. this past monday, department of transportation showed us how, what we need to properly operate the system we have and add those few additional projects that unlocks growth and opportunity that long to click departs of our commonwealth, just as an education to transportation plan choose a specific need we all knew where i met. and just as in education, meeting those needs demands new revenue. now there is no good time to raise taxes. this is the point they knew in this speech and silence would follow for the hall. i know just as clearly as possible how tough the times have been on the people and families of our commonwealth and thoug
. studying in science and technology to the second question from the audience, does the debt ceiling still have a practical purpose? could be eliminated without much consequence of? >> does what? >> the debt ceiling. >> no, it doesn't really have -- it's got symbolic value i guess, but no other country i believe, maybe one or two of the countries but i think essentially no other countries in the world have this particular institution. just so everybody understands what it is, the congress appropriates $100, tells the government to spend $100 on whatever, and then it raises $80 in revenue through its tax code. now, there is arithmetic here. so says you've got to borrow $20, right? no. the congress has to give a third row which has 100 minus 80 equals 20. there really is, if the congress is approving spending and its approving taxing, and those two things are not equal, then this kind of logically, there's got to be something to make up the difference and that difference is borrowing. i'm not saying that deficits and debt are a good thing or a blessing that at all but the way to address it i
some new technologies for recycling, and it also corrects -- this is very important -- a gap in current law that prohibited tribal governments from requesting federal assistance. they were completely prohibited under the former law, and really as a matter of fair policy and the federal law, tribes should be able to request some assistance as well, and that was corrected in this piece of legislation. it also and finally eliminates a perverse incentive in the law to use high-priced contract labor for emergency work instead of local government employees such as firefighters and police officers, which should save the federal government millions of dollars. so i want to thank in closing all of the different organizations that helped to pass this. the u.s. conference of mayors, the national league of cities, the national association of county organizations, international association of emergency managers, international association of firefighters, association of fire chiefs and the association of flood plain managers. you know, this is not a subject that's always fun to talk about because whe
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